"More than a Score: A guide for activists in the post-NCLB Era"

K-12 Testing

A new FairTest PowerPoint is designed to help local test resisters and reformers educate and organize their communities. Adaptable to local needs, it outlines benefits and dangers of the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA); takes activists step by step from house parties and community forums through using social media to opting out; and links to useful resources.

Federal regulations on testing under ESSA will impact what states can do; FairTest analyzes some of the draft regulations at https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/answer-sheet/wp/2016/04/28/new-u-s-rules-for-standardized-testing-have-been-drafted-heres-what-they-mean-for-kids/